Palestine/Israel: Missing in action
New research suggests that television news fails to inform young people about what's going on in the Occupied Territories, or why.
If you don't understand the Middle East crisis it might be because you are watching it on TV news. This scores high on images of fighting, violence and drama, but low on explanation. A new study by the Glasgow University Media Group shows the effect of this on public understanding.
Submitted on Wed, 04/17/2002 - 00:00
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